Egyptian boy names

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Egyptian boy names starting with A

Abanoub – ancient King

Abasi – Stern (Swahili)

Abayomi – Abayomi as a boy’s name is of African origin meaning ‘Bringer of happiness’.

Abdelrahman – servant of the Merciful where ‘the Merciful’ is Characteristic of Allah

Abrax – The great archon from mythology

Abraxas – The great chief magistrate or archons, a God from Egyptian mythology

Adom – Receives help from the gods

Aharon – Exalted

Aharon – Hebrew – Lofty, Exalted, High Mountain, A variant of name Aaron which is a Biblical name

Ahmad – Much praised. One of many names of the prophet Muhammad.

Ahmed – highly praised’, which in turn implies ‘one who constantly thanks God.

Ahmose – From Egyptian Iah-ms meaning ‘born of Iah’, derived from the name of the Egyptian god IAH combined with mesu ‘be born’. This was the name of the first pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. He defeated the Hyksos and drove them from Egypt

Akhenaten – Devoted to Aten

Akhenaten – Variant of AKHENATON

Akhenaton – Possibly means ‘spirit of ATON’ in Egyptian. Akhenaton was a 14th-century BC Egyptian pharaoh of the New Kingdom, who is best known for promoting the monotheistic worship of the sun god Aton. He changed his name from Amenhotep IV in order to honour the god. After his death, polytheism resumed

Akil

Amen – Ra – personification of the power of the universe and god of a united Egypt

Amen – Amen is an unpopular boy’s name.

Amenemhet – Means ‘AMON is foremost’ in Egyptian. This was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs, including the founder of the 12th dynasty

Amenhotep – Name of a pharaoh

Amenhotep – From the Egyptian Ymnhtp meaning ‘peace of Amon’, derived from the name of the Egyptian god AMON combined with htp ‘peace, satisfaction’. This was the name of four pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Amenhotep III, known as the Magnificent, who ruled over Egypt during a time of great prosperity

Amenra – Amenra is an unpopular boy’s name.

Ammon – Egyptian – The Hidden One, It is variant of name Amon

Amon – The great god of Thebes of uncertain origin, This god is also the Hermopolitian Ogdoad and is represented as a man, sometimes ithyphallic. Identified with Ra as Amon-Ra, sacred animals, the ram, and the goose, Amon was part of the Theban Triad, along with Mut and Khonsu.

Amon-Ra – Combination of the names of the gods AMON and RA. During the later Middle Kingdom the attributes of these two deities were merged

Amon – From (Ammon), the Greek form of Egyptian Ymn (reconstructed as Yamanu) meaning ‘the hidden one’. In early Egyptian mythology he was a god of the air, creativity and fertility, who was particularly revered in Thebes. Later, during the Middle Kingdom, his attributes were combined with those of the god Ra and he was worshipped as the supreme solar deity Amon-Ra

Amosis – Greek form of AHMOSE

Amr – A companion and a friend for life who lives a very long life

Amsu – Personification of reproduction

Amun – Variant of AMON

Anapa – Reconstructed Egyptian form of ANUBIS

Anoubis – Greek form of Anapa (see ANUBIS)

Anubis – Egyptian god of the dead, Anubis or Anpu is the Jackal-headed denizen of the underworld.

Anubis – Latinized form of (Anoubis), the Greek form of Egyptian Inpw (reconstructed as Anapa) possibly meaning ‘royal child’. Anubis was the Egyptian god who led the dead to the underworld. He was often depicted as a man with the head of a jackal

Apep – To slither

Apophis – Derived from Apep which means To Slither

Asar – Egyptian form of OSIRIS

Ata – Twin

Atem – Variant of ATUM

Atemu – Mythical great god of Annu

Aten – Sun Disk, Heat and Light of Sun

Aton – Means ‘solar disk’ in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god

Atum – The original sun-god of Heliopolis who was later identified as Ra (Re), Atum was a primordial god that was represented in the form of a human and a serpent. He was the supreme god in the Heliopolitan Ennead (group of nine gods) and formed with Re to create Re-Atum.

Atum – Means ‘completion’ in Egyptian. This was the name of an Egyptian creator god. He was first prominently worshipped in Heliopolis during the Old Kingdom

Ausar – Another name for Osiris

Egyptian boy names starting with B

Babu – Osiris” firstborn

Badru – Badru is an unpopular boy’s name.

Bakari – Noble oath

Bast – Egyptian – Fire, Heat, As per their myth a goddess of fertility and the sun who was considered a protector of Lower Egypt

Bastet – Masculine variation of the same name, In Egyptian mythology, Bastet was a cat-goddess whose cult-center was at Bubastis in the Nile Delta. In the Late Period she was regarded as a beneficent deity.

Bes – A dwarf-deity with leonine features, Bes is a domestic god, protector against snakes and various terrors. He was venerated as the helper of women in childbirth.

Bithiah – Hebrew name meaning ‘daughter of God’ In the Old Testament, she was the daughter of a Pharaoh of Egypt

Egyptian boy names starting with C

Chibale – Kinsman

Chike – Power of God

Egyptian boy names starting with D

Dakarai – Happy

Djehuti – Reconstructed Egyptian form of THOTH

Djehutimesu – Reconstructed Egyptian form of THUTMOSE

Djehutimose – Variant of THUTMOSE

Donkor – The One who is Humble

Egyptian boy names starting with E

Ebo – Born on Tuesday

Eshaq – Prophet’s name.

Egyptian boy names starting with F

Fadil

Femi – One who loves

Egyptian boy names starting with G

Gamal – Handsome, beautiful, President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser ruled from the time of the revolution in 1952 until his death in 1970.

Egyptian boy names starting with H

Hager – Flight or Stranger, Variant of biblical name Hagar

Hanbal – Purity, Pristine, perfect

Hasani

Hemeda – Egyptian name

Hemede – Egyptia, and French name

Heru – Reconstructed Egyptian form of HORUS

Horemheb – Name of a pharaoh in ancient Egypt

Horos – Greek form of Heru (see HORUS)

Horus – God of the sky, This earliest royal god was in the shape of a falcon, with the sun and the moon as his eyes. Horus was identified with the king during his lifetime and was regarded as the son of Isis and Osiris. The many forms of Horus are Re-Harakhti, Harsiesis, Haroeris, Harendotes, Khenti-irti, Khentekhtay (the crocodile god), and Harmakhis (Horus on the horizons). The Sphinx of Giza is considered to be the representation of the latter form of Horus.

Horus – Latinized form of ‘ (Horos), the Greek form of Egyptian Hrw (reconstructed as Heru) possibly meaning ‘falcon’ or ‘high’. In Egyptian mythology Horus was the god of light, often depicted as a man with the head of a falcon. The son Osiris and Isis, he avenged his father’s murder by killing Seth

Hu – A nature god

Husani – A handsome Boy

Egyptian boy names starting with I

Iah – Means ‘moon’ in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth

Iahmesu – Reconstructed Egyptian form of AHMOSE

Ini-Herit – He who brings back the distant one

Isador – Variant of ISIDORE

Isadore – Variant of ISIDORE

Isidor – German and Russian form of ISIDORE

Isidore – From the Greek name (Isidoros) meaning ‘gift of Isis’, derived from the name of the Egyptian goddess ISIS combined with Greek (doron) ‘gift’. Saint Isidore of Seville was a 6th-century archbishop, historian and theologian…

Isidoro – Spanish and Italian form of ISIDORE

Isidoros – Greek form of ISIDORE

Isidorus – Latin form of ISIDOROS

Isidro – Spanish variant of ISIDORE

Issy – Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is

Izidor – Slovene form of ISIDORE

Izydor – Polish form of ISIDORE

Izzy – Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound

Egyptian boy names starting with J

Jabare – A man known for his bravery

Jabari

Jabari – One who is brave

Jumoke – Beloved child (Nigeria)

Egyptian boy names starting with K

Kafele – Would die for

Kamuzu – Kamuzu means Medical

Karim – Karim name means Noble and Generous

Kek – God of darkness

Khalid

Khentimentiu – Mythical god of the dead’s destiny

Khnurn – Mythical reborn sun

Khufu – Name of a pharaoh

Kosey – The meaning of the name Kosey is Lion

Egyptian boy names starting with L

Lateef – One of kind and mild nature

Latif – Gentle

Lukman – A prophet

Lukman – He who is a Prophet

Egyptian boy names starting with M

Maat – Egyptian – Mythical goddess of order and justice, Truth, Law.

Madu – Of the people

Maged – Glorious

Mahmoud – One who is praised by people

Makalani – Clerk

Masud – A person of good fortune

Masuda – A happy and joyful Boy

Masudah – A man whose personality is happy and joyful

Masudi – A merry and delighted person

Menefer – Egyptian – Of the beautiful city, Established and beautiful

Mido – Praiseworthy

Min – The primeval god of Coptos, who was later revered as a god of fertility, Closely associated with Amun, this god is represented as an ithyphallic human statue holding a flagellum.

Moeshe – Egyptian – Born of, Child, Drawn Out Of The Water, A variant of Moses

Mohamed – Reliable, always worthy of trust and belief, worthy of high responsibility

Moise – A person who is naturally having skin of a dusky or dark color.

Moises – A kind woman, compassionate female.

Moishe – Clearance on unfruitful land, Defrayal on barren land.

Moisis – The noble Lord who is having or showing a kindly or tender nature.

Moke – The person who is sweeten with honey, who is remarkably fine.

Montu – An ancient Egyptian God in the form of Falcon

Mosiah – Egyptian – Born of, Child, Drawn Out Of The Water, A variant of Moses

Mostafa – The one chosen among all

Moswen – The light skin toned person

Egyptian boy names starting with N

Naggar – Carpenter, Egyptian version of Najjar

Naguib – An innocent person

Nane – A nice natured person

Neb Er Tcher – God of the universe

Nephi – A good son. Founder of Nephite people

Nkosi – Law and regulations.

Nour – Light, luminous

Egyptian boy names starting with O

Odion – Born of twins

Odion – The yellow daffodil flowers

Omar – Powerful or fluent orator.

Omari – High born

Onnophris – Greek form of ONUPHRIUS

Onofre – Spanish and Portuguese form of ONUPHRIUS

Onofrio – Italian form of ONUPHRIUS

Onouphrios – Greek form of ONUPHRIUS

Onuphrius – Latinized form of Greek (Onnophris), derived from Egyptian Unn-nfr meaning ‘he who is good, he who is happy’. This was an epithet of the god Osiris. It was later used by an Egyptian saint and hermit from the 4th or 5th century

Origen – From the Greek name (Origenes), which was possibly derived from the name of the Egyptian god HORUS combined with (genes) ‘born’. Origen was a 3rd-century theologian from Alexandria. Long after his death some of his writings were declared heretical, hence he is not regarded as a saint

Origenes – Greek form of ORIGEN

Osaze – Loved by God

Osiris – God of the dead and the underworld, Osiris is regarded as the king who watches over the nether world and is rejuvenated in his son, Horus. As the symbol of eternal life he was worshipped at Abydos and Philae. As a god of inundation and vegetation, he is also represented as a mummified king.

Osiris – Greek form of the Egyptian Asar, which is of unknown meaning. In Egyptian mythology Osiris was the god of the dead and the judge of the underworld. He was slain by his brother Seth, but revived by his wife Isis

Ozymandias – A name given to the King of Kings

Egyptian boy names starting with P

Pili – Second born

Pilis – The second born son

Psamtic – Name of a pharaoh

Ptah – Possibly means ‘opener’ in Egyptian. Ptah was an Egyptian god associated with creation and the arts

Egyptian boy names starting with R

Ra – Sun god of Heliopolis, From the fifth dynasty onwards, Ra became a national god and combined with the supreme deity Amon. As head of the great ennead and supreme judge, this god was represented as falcon-headed and was often linked with other gods aspiring to universality, such as Amon, Amon-Ra, and Sobk-Ra.

Ra – Possibly means ‘sun’ in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities, such as Amon, Atum and Horus

Radames – An Egyptian prince and the name of the hero in Puccini”s opera Aida

Radames – Radames as a boy’s name is pronounced RAH-da-mays. It is of Egyptian origin. The name given the Egyptian hero of Verdi’s opera.

Rah – Egyptian – Sun, A variant of name Ra which was an Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis

Rameses – From Egyptian Ra-msj-sw meaning ‘born of Ra’, composed of the name of the supreme god RA combined with the Egyptian root mesu ‘be born’. Rameses was the name of eleven Egyptian kings of the New Kingdom. The most important of these were Rameses II the Great who campaigned against the Hittites and also built several great monuments, and Rameses III who defended Egypt from the Libyans and Sea Peoples

Ramesses – Ramesses as a boy’s name is related to the Egyptian name Ramses. The meaning of Ramesses is ‘the sun god’.

Ramessu – Reconstructed Egyptian form of RAMESES

Ramses – Begotten by or belonging to Ra, the sun god, the name of several powerful Pharoahs of ancient Egypt

Ramses – Ramses as a boy’s name is pronounced RAM-zees. It is of Egyptian origin, and the meaning of Ramses is ‘begotten by Ra, the sun god’.

Ramsis – sun born

Ramzan – Ramzan as a boy’s name is related to the Egyptian name Ramses. The meaning of Ramzan is ‘the sun god’.

Rashidi

Re – Variant spelling of RA

Egyptian boy names starting with S

Saa – A nature god

Sabra – Patient

Seb – God of the earth

Seb – God of the earth

Sef – Egyptian name meaning yesterday

Set – Son of Geb and Nut

Set – Variant of SETH (2)

Seth – The god of storms and the desert, son of Geb and Nut, and brother of Osiris (and later, his murderer)

Seth – From (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means ‘pillar’ or ‘dazzle’. Seth was the Egyptian god of chaos and the desert, the slayer of Osiris. Osiris’s son Horus eventually defeats Seth and has him banished to the desert

Seti – Means ‘of SETH (2)’ in Egyptian. This was the name of two pharaohs of the 19th dynasty

Shabaka – Name of an Egyptian ruler.

Shu – The god of air and the bearer of heaven, Shu was an ancient cosmic power who, with Tefnut, formed the first pair of gods in the Heliopolitan Ennead. He is represented as a man separating the sky from the earth.

Sutekh – Reconstructed Egyptian form of SETH (2)

Egyptian boy names starting with T

Tau – Lion

Thoth – Greek form of Egyptian Djhwty (reconstructed as Djehuti), which is of uncertain meaning. In Egyptian mythology Thoth was the god of the moon, science, magic, speech and writing. He was often depicted as a man with the head of an ibis

Thutmose – From (Touthmosis), the Greek form of Egyptian Djhwty-ms meaning ‘born of Thoth’, itself composed of the name of the Egyptian god THOTH combined with mesu ‘be born’. Thutmose was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Thutmose III who conquered Syria and Nubia

Touthmosis – Greek form of THUTMOSE

Egyptian boy names starting with Y

Yamanu – Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON

Egyptian boy names starting with Z

Zaim

Zane

Zosar – Egyptian – King, Name of a Pharaoh